In what way will Jesus come again?
The Bible gives us very specific details about the return of Jesus to Earth. It says that at a time known only to God, Jesus will come back with a heavenly army and His angels on clouds in the sky. He will judge everyone based on their actions and grant those who remain faithful salvation and eternal life in Heaven. Additionally, there will be a new heavens and earth where all believers live together in perfect peace and joy with God for eternity.
Jesus is going to come again in what is known as his “second coming”. This follows his “first coming” when he became a human being, lived a perfect life, and died on the cross for our sins. When Jesus returns, it will be to judge all mankind – the living and the dead. His second coming will be an event of great importance, and will be a time for all to take stock of their lives and consider the afterlife.
What was the purpose of Jesus resurrecting?
The Bible tells us that Jesus died and rose again so that we could receive forgiveness and life. It is through His death and resurrection that we experience salvation from our sins, and gain access to eternal life. Jesus’ resurrection was a demonstration of God’s victory over death, and a sign of His promise of eternal life to all who embrace His love and mercy.
When is it believed that Jesus arrived on earth and how long did his ministry last?
Most scholars estimate that Jesus was born between 6 and 4 BC, and that his preaching began around AD 27–29 and lasted for one to three years. It is believed that Jesus passed away between AD 30 and 36.
What is the goal of the Savior’s Second Coming?
The LDS Church teaches that Jesus Christ will return to the earth to fulfill a number of important tasks. He will prepare the Earth itself for the completion of its mission as a testing ground for human souls, while also providing ordinance and conversion work to be done for all people who have ever lived. This is the goal of the Savior’s Second Coming.
Did God resurrect Jesus?
The resurrection of Jesus is the Christian belief that God raised Jesus on the third day after his crucifixion, restoring his exalted life as Christ and Lord. According to the New Testament, Jesus was the first to be raised from the dead, ushering in the Kingdom of God.
Who brought Jesus back to life?
Romans 6:10-11 tells us that the Spirit of God raised Jesus from the dead. This same Spirit of God lives in us, and He will give life to our mortal bodies, just as He did for Jesus.
What witnesses saw Jesus after his resurrection?
After Jesus’ resurrection, Peter, James the brother of Jesus, and a large group of more than 500 people were witnesses to the event. Many historians and scholars believe that Paul, who wrote in the Bible about the resurrection, was quoting from an ancient Christian creed that may have been created shortly after Jesus’ death.
How many levels or divisions of Heaven are there in religious or mythological cosmology?
In religious or mythological cosmology, the concept of seven heavens generally refers to seven different levels or divisions of Heaven. This concept, which is also found in ancient Mesopotamian religions, is widespread and can be found in the faiths of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Other religions, such as Hinduism, also have similar concepts.
How does Christianity view the ultimate judgement of God?
Christianity considers the Second Coming of Jesus Christ to bring about a final judgment from God upon all humanity, as outlined in the canonical gospels, such as the Gospel of Matthew. This judgement will result in approval for some and consequences for others.
What year is believed to have been the birth of Jesus?
The exact date of Jesus’ birth is not confirmed in the gospels or other historical sources, but many biblical scholars generally agree that Jesus was likely born between 6 BC and 4 BC, the year in which King Herod died.
Joseph Bates is a teacher at the University of Holy Cross. He has served on the staff of Northern Baptist and United Methodist churches in Tampa, Ohio, and Florida.